Citizen Reporter
1 minute read
31 Jan 2015
12:39 pm

Confirmed: Simba Mhere has passed away

Citizen Reporter

Owen of Owen S Management told The Citizen that the news of his passing came as such a shock.

Simba Mhere died in a tragic car accident on William Nicol Drive while on his way to the airport for the 2015 J&B Met in Cape Town. Photo: Gallo images

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It saddens us to report that Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere has passed on.

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Owen S Management told The Citizen that the news of his passing came as such a shock but that they themselves did not know the full details.

“All we have heard is that he has been killed. We assume he was on his way to the airport, to attend the Met. ” We’re in shock we can’t believe it.”

It has since been confirmed that a Polo collided with Mhere’s vehicle killing him and a friend instantly.

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On January 28th, 2015, Top Billing shared a video on their YouTube channel that followed Mhere’s journey with the popular lifestyle show. In the video he and fellow presenter Jonathan Boyton Lee talk about their ‘bromance’ and some of Mhere’s best interviews with celebrities like Robin Williams and Cameron Diaz.